gambling

US Fights WTO over Internet Gambling

The tiny Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda holds the cards in a dispute over Internet gambling that could ultimately cost the United States billions of dollars.

US Gambling Giant Ponders Entry into European Markets

Harrah’s Entertainment Inc, the land-based US gambling company that owns the rights to the wildly popular World Series of Poker, has hinted that it may be interested in entering the European online poker market.

Sweden to follow UK and Italy?

The ruling party in Sweden has decided to end their support for the government’s online gambling monopoly. At a party conference in Gavle over the weekend, the ruling Moderate party voted to de-monopolize the country’s gambling industry and to privatize Svenska Spel, the country’s government-owned gaming company.

European Union Joins Fight for Online Gambling

The European Union has taken steps to join Antigua in the fight for gambling. Antigua challenged the United States because of the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in October 2006.

U.S. Gets Another Extension in Online Gambling Negotiations

Today the US Trade Representative’s Office announced yet another delay. The deadline has now been changed to the 14th December 2007.

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